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Law enforcement officials are looking at your emails

Apr 13, 2011
Privacy researcher Christopher Soghoian is out with a new paper that shows that law enforcement officials are increasingly asking for access to...
Posted In: government, Law, privacy

Certificate Authority infrastructure problem grows

Apr 6, 2011
The Electronic Frontier Foundation has found that 37,000 certificates have been given out to unauthorized names. That means you could be subjected...
Posted In: hacking, privacy, security

The list of companies in the Epsilon hack grows

Apr 6, 2011
Reuters reports we can add Verizon to the list of companies whose customers' email addresses were obtained by a hacker in the recent Epsilon data...
Posted In: Best Buy, business, epsilon, hacking, privacy, security, Target, Verizon

Symantec says watch out for targeted cyber attacks

Apr 5, 2011
Tuesday, the security company released its annual security review which finds we'll see a lot more targeted attacks in the coming year. Targeted...
Posted In: hacking, privacy, security, symantec

Epsilon breach keeps growing

Apr 5, 2011
Yesterday, we (and lots of news sources) talked about the massive hack that took place at Epsilon. It's a company that handles email communications...
Posted In: Best Buy, email, epsilon, privacy, security

Big data breach

Apr 4, 2011
Reuters is calling it perhaps the biggest data breach in the U.S. EVER. It all traces back to hackers who got into client files of the company...
Posted In: hacking, privacy, security

Child ID theft - more common than you think

Apr 1, 2011
A research fellow at Carnegie Mellon's CyLab is out with a new report today about child identity theft. The first large report about this ever. And...
Posted In: identity theft, privacy, security

Google getting edged out of China

Mar 30, 2011
Google search was yanked out of China a year ago. Recently, Chinese users have been seeing slowed Gmail service (which Google claims is the result...
Posted In: China, Gmail, Google, google maps, government, maps, privacy, search, world

Products to help block web access in the Middle East made in the U.S.

Mar 28, 2011
The Wall Street Journal writes today about U.S. companies that make web blocking and filtering software being used in Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait...
Posted In: Egypt, government, privacy, security, syria, Tunisia, world

Blocking Gmail? We didn't do it, says China

Mar 22, 2011
Yesterday, we talked about Google's Gmail service going down in China. Google reported it at the same time as they pointed out that everything...
Posted In: China, Gmail, Google, privacy, security, world

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